Diseases

University of Idaho project to target PVY, mop-top virus in seed potatoes

A University of Idaho-led team will tackle a pair of viruses that cause major losses to the potato industry. U of I researcher and potato virus exp... more »

Potato Field

Tips for late blight prevention and control

{Sponsored} Late blight can cause catastrophic damage to a field of potatoes in quick order. The intensive management required to keep it in check is ... more »

Certis USA unveils new website

Certis USA announced Sept. 2 the launch of the company’s new website as a vital online resource for the company’s broad portfolio of biologic... more »

AgBiome’s fungicide Howler now approved in 49 states

AgBiome’s Howler fungicide was recently approved by the state regulators in California and New York, according to a news release from the company.... more »

Valent U.S.A. opens Northern California facility

Valent U.S.A. has opened a new state-of-the-art facility in San Ramon, California, called the North American Innovation Center (NAIC), that physically... more »

Late blight found in southwestern New York

Late blight was confirmed Aug. 27 on a commercial farm in Chautauqua County, New York, on both tomatoes and potatoes. This is the first confirmed r... more »

Late blight confirmed in Washington, Wisconsin

Late summer means the threat of late blight for potato growers in the northern U.S. Thus far, late blight has been confirmed in central Wisconsin a... more »

Marrone Bio, Vive to combine technologies for new bio crop protection products

Marrone Bio Innovations, an international leader in sustainable bioprotection and plant health solutions, and Vive Crop Protection, a leader in Precis... more »

Vive Crop Protection gets $7.2 million to expand precision chemistry footprint in US

Vive Crop Protection recently announced a $7.2 million investment from Urbana Corporation to enhance the company's precision agriculture tools. The... more »

California looking at chlorpyrifos alternatives

A report issued July 16 identifies alternatives for California growers to the banned pesticide chlorpyrifos and calls for continued work towards safer... more »


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